Packaging Associate II - Ricotta

Grande Cheese Company - Juda, WI3.5

1st Major Area of Responsibility – Packaging & Inspection

(Key Duties)

Under minimal supervision of the Team Manager and/or Team Leaders, cross-trained to operate all packaging equipment machines and related computer systems. Accountable to ensure finished products meet Grande quality and safety standards.
Work is more varied and involves multiple product lines working simultaneously. Responsible for understanding and correctly executing all processes pertaining to the diversity of products.
Complete required paperwork, logs, and computer systems for inventory accuracy. Possess expert knowledge of system and data requirements.
Ensure continuous flow of product and monitor for proper positioning, spacing, sealing, and correct codes/labels. Independently make decisions to correct and prevent issues as needed in a timely manner.
Perform visual inspection for any defects and rework or discard defective products based on procedures.
Setup, calibrate, make adjustments, troubleshoot and perform maintenance to the packaging equipment.
Operate, inspect and maintain forklifts.
May at time require lifting of approximately 100 pounds.

2nd Major Area of Responsibility– Sanitation

(Key Duties)

Maintain a clean working area by performing general sanitation of all packaging equipment to keep the work area pathogen free.

3rd Major Area of Responsibility – Regulatory Compliance

(Key Duties)

Complete all required documentation, recordkeeping, and reporting as required by law and/or regulatory agencies, (i.e. DNR, DOL, EEOC, FDA, IMS, OSHA, SQF, USDA, WDA, etc.).
Follow all SAFETY (food & workplace) policies and procedures.

4th Area of Responsibility – All other duties and responsibilities as requested or required

(Key Duties)

Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.
Follow all company policies and procedures.
Follow government standards and regulations.
Provide back-up relief as needed.
3 year(s): Three (3) months or more of related work experience and/or training in a food manufacturing industry strongly preferred.
High School Diploma or better
GED or better